What does Pul mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
פּ֣וּל the Babylonian name for Tiglath-pileser III 1
פ֤וּל the Babylonian name for Tiglath-pileser III 1
לְפ֔וּל the Babylonian name for Tiglath-pileser III 1
פּ֥וּל the Babylonian name for Tiglath-pileser III 1

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   1 the Babylonian name for Tiglath-pileser III, king of Assyria.
   Additional Information: Pul = “distinguishing”.
   

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People's Dictionary of the Bible - Pul
Pul (pŭl), lord? The first king of Assyria who invaded Canaan, and by a present of 1000 talents of silver, equivalent to nearly $2,000,000 in our day, was prevailed on by Menahem to withdraw his troops and recognize the title of that wicked usurper. 2 Kings 15:19.
Holman Bible Dictionary - Pul
(puhl) 1. Alternate name of the Assyrian king Tiglath-Pileser III (2 Kings 15:19 ; 1 Chronicles 5:26 ). The name is perhaps a contraction of Pileser. See Assyria. 2. The Hebrew Pul in Isaiah 66:19 is likely a textual corruption of Put
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Pul
Bean; destruction
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Pul
1. King of Assyria who invaded Israel in the reign of Menahem, who gave him 1,000 talents of silver to confirm the kingdom to him. 2 Kings 15:19 ; 1 Chronicles 5:26 . Pul has not been identified among the kings of Assyria. There was one named Pulu, who took the name of Tiglath-pileser 2 B.C. 745-727, and some have supposed that this king was Pul; but these dates do not agree with scripture, and in 1 Chronicles 5:26 , Pul is mentioned as a distinct king from Tiglath-pileser. Besides, Pulu reigned only 18 years, whereas the events recorded of Pul in 2 Kings 15:19 were 31 years earlier than those concerning Tiglath-pileser in 2 Kings 15:29 . Rawlinson supposes Pul to be identical with a king called on the monuments Vul-lush or Iva-lush.
2. A district or people to whom tidings will be sent of Jehovah's fame and glory as seen upon the earth in a future day. Isaiah 66:19 . The LXX read PHUD, which has led to the thought that Phut may have been in the original. Phut is associated with Lud in Ezekiel 27:10 . See PHUT.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Pul (2)
(See ASSYRIA.) The first Assyrian king mentioned in Scripture. When Menahem neglected to apply for "confirmation in his kingdom," on ascending the throne of Israel, to the Assyrian king, his lord paramount (for the black obelisk shows that Jehu paid tribute to Shalmaneser as early as 884 B.C.), Pul came against the land (2 Kings 15:19-20; 1 Chronicles 5:26). Menahem's smiting Tiphsah (1 Chronicles 5:16) or Thapsacus was a direct attack on the Assyrian dominion W. of the Euphrates. With 1,000 talents of silver he induced Pul "to confirm the kingdom in his hand." Pul's wife was the famous Semiramis of Babylon (Herodot. 1:184). Assyrian records make no mention of Pul; but Berosus mentions Pul a Chaldoean king exactly at this time, while Assbur-lush was reigning at Nineveh. The Jews called him "king of Assyria," that being the dominant empire at the time; so Nabopolassar of Babylon is called "king of Assyria," (2 Kings 23:29), and Darius Hystaspes Ezra 6:22.
Moreover, just about 763 B.C. some western Assyrian provinces had been broken off and joined to the Babylonian king's empire. He being thus master of the Assyrian portion next Palestine appeared to the Jews to be "king of Assyria," about 763-760 B.C. Some identify Pul with Phulukh, mentioned in a Nimrud inscription (compare Septuagint for PHI). Schrader and G. Smith regard Pul as the Babylonian name of Taglath Pileser, and as the "Porus" in the astronomical canon who began to reign at Babylon 781 B.C., the very year in which the cuneiform records date Taglath Pileser's overthrow of Chinzir king of Babylon, whom the canon makes the immediate predecessor of Porus (a name identical with Pal). The last year of Porus in the cuneiform canon of kings is also the last year of Taglath Pileser.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Pul (1)
Isaiah 66:19. Philae, an island in the Nile, the border between Egypt and Ethiopia (Bochart). Septuagint read Phud. Phut ought to be read for Pal; compare Nahum 3:9. (See PHUT.) An African people is meant by Isaiah (Ezekiel 27:10; Ezekiel 30:5).
Smith's Bible Dictionary - Pul
(lord ), a country or nation mentioned in ( Isaiah 66:19 ) It is spoken of with distant nations, and is supposed by some to represent the island Philae in Egypt, and by others Libya.
Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Pul
king of Assyria. He came into the land of Israel in the time of Manahem, king of the ten tribes, 2 Kings 15:19 , &c, and invaded the kingdom on the other side of Jordan. But Manahem, by a present, of one thousand talents of silver, prevailed on the king of Assyria, not only to withdraw his forces, but to recognize his title to the crown of Israel before he left the kingdom. This is the first time that we find any mention made of the kingdom of Assyria since the days of Nimrod; and Pul is the first monarch of that nation who invaded Israel, and began their transportation out of their own country.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Pul
PUL . 1. See Assyria and Babylonia, p. 66 a . 2. In Isaiah 66:19 Put is prob. a slip for Put (wh. see).
Smith's Bible Dictionary - Pul
(lord ), a country or nation mentioned in ( Isaiah 66:19 ) It is spoken of with distant nations, and is supposed by some to represent the island Philae in Egypt, and by others Libya.

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Pul - Pul has not been identified among the kings of Assyria. There was one named Pulu, who took the name of Tiglath-pileser 2 B. 745-727, and some have supposed that this king was Pul; but these dates do not agree with scripture, and in 1 Chronicles 5:26 , Pul is mentioned as a distinct king from Tiglath-pileser. Besides, Pulu reigned only 18 years, whereas the events recorded of Pul in 2 Kings 15:19 were 31 years earlier than those concerning Tiglath-pileser in 2 Kings 15:29 . Rawlinson supposes Pul to be identical with a king called on the monuments Vul-lush or Iva-lush
Pul - Pul
Shal'Man - ( Hosea 10:14 ) Others think it the name of an obscure Assyrian king, predecessor of Pul
Tiglathpileser, Tilgathpilneser - Successor to Pul, king of Assyria. Some Assyrian scholars hold that Tiglath-pileser is the same person as Pul. But in 1 Chronicles 5:26 both kings are mentioned as different persons, and the dates of the Pul of scripture do not agree with those of Tiglath-pileser. See Pul
Beans - Our Pulse is akin to the Hebrew Pul
Pul - The Hebrew Pul in Isaiah 66:19 is likely a textual corruption of Put...
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Pul - Pul (pŭl), lord? The first king of Assyria who invaded Canaan, and by a present of 1000 talents of silver, equivalent to nearly $2,000,000 in our day, was prevailed on by Menahem to withdraw his troops and recognize the title of that wicked usurper
Tiglath-Pileser - (2 Kings 16:7 ), also known as Tilgath-Pilneser (1 Chronicles 5:6 ; 2 Chronicles 28:20 ) and Pul (2 Kings 15:19 ; 1 Chronicles 5:26 )
Ahaz - Having thus forfeited the aid of Jehovah, he met various repulses in battle with Pekah and Rezin; the Edomites revolted, and the Philistines harassed his borders. He turned yet more away from God in his distress, and sought aid from Pul, king of Assyria. This fatal step made him tributary to Pul, and to Tig-lath-pileser his successor
Menahem - During his reign, Pul (q
Nebo (2) - Pul, from some special connection with Babylon (Ivalush III) gave Nebo a prominence in Assyrian worship which he had not before. ...
A statue of Nebo with the god's epithets written across the body, set up at Calah by Pul, is in the British Museum
go'Zan - Gozan was the tract to which the Israelites were carried away captive by Pul, Tiglathpileser and Shalmaneser, or possibly Sargon
Nebo -
A Chaldean god whose worship was introduced into Assyria by Pul (Isaiah 46:1 ; Jeremiah 48:1 ). A statue of Nebo found at Calah, where it was set up by Pul, king of Assyria, is now in the British Museum
Shalman - (Lenormant), the successor of Pul on the throne of Assyria (B
Pul - This is the first time that we find any mention made of the kingdom of Assyria since the days of Nimrod; and Pul is the first monarch of that nation who invaded Israel, and began their transportation out of their own country
Ludim - The descendants of the latter only are mentioned in Scripture: they are mentioned by Isaiah 66:19 , with Pul, whose settlement is supposed to have been about the island Philoe, near the first cataract of the Nile; by Jeremiah 46:9 , with the Ethiopians and Lybians; by Ezekiel 27:10 , with Phut, as the mercenary soldiers of Tyre, and Ezekiel 30:5 , with the Ethiopians and Libyans; all plainly denoting their African position; but in what particular part of that continent this position was, is not known
Menahem - Pul, king of Assyria, having invaded Israel during the reign of Menahem, obliged him to pay a tribute of a thousand talents, which Menahem raised by a tax on all his rich subjects of fifty shekels a head
Hara - Pul and Tiglath Pileser carried the men of Reuben, Gad, and half Manasseh away to Hara while most were taken to Habor
Jareb - " The Israelite Menahem subsidized Pul (2 Kings 15:19)
Menahem, - Menahem seems not to have felt secure on the throne, and to have purchased the help of Assyria by paying a heavy tribute to Tiglath-pileser (called Pul in 2 Kings 15:19 )
Tiglath-Pileser Iii. - Or Tilgath-Pil-neser, the Assyrian throne-name of Pul (q
Nergal - Pul sacrificed to Nergal in Cutha, and Sennacherib built a temple to him in Tarbisa near Nineveh
Manas'Seh - They, first of all Israel, were carried away by Pul and Tiglath-pileser, and settled in the Assyrian territories
Manas'Seh - They, first of all Israel, were carried away by Pul and Tiglath-pileser, and settled in the Assyrian territories
Phut - advancing northwards, Cush (Ethiopia), Mizraim, Phut (a dependency of Egypt), Canaan (Jeremiah 46:9; Ezekiel 30:5; Nahum 3:9; Isaiah 66:9 where "Phut" should be read for "Pul"). 21-22) narrates that the king of Ethiopia unstrung a bow and gave it to Cambyses' messengers, saying that when the king of Persia could Pull a bow so easily he might come against the Ethiopians with an army stronger than theirs
Assyria - "...
The history of Assyria, deduced from Scripture, and acknowledged as the only authentic one by Sir Isaac Newton and many others, ascribes the foundation of the monarchy to Pul, or Phul, about the second year of Menahem, king of Israel, twenty-four years before the aera of Nabonassar, 1579 years after the flood, and, according to Blair, 769, or, according to Newton, 790, years before Christ. Menahem, having taken forcible possession of the throne of Israel by the murder of Shallum, 2 Kings 15:10 , was attacked by Pul, but prevented the hostilities meditated against him by presenting the invader with a thousand talents of silver. Pul, thus gratified, took the kingdom of Israel under his protection, returned to his own country, after having received voluntary homage from several nations in his march, as he had done from Israel, and became the founder of a great empire. As it was in the days of Pul that the Assyrians began to afflict the inhabitants of Palestine, 2 Kings 11:9 ; 1 Chronicles 5:26 , this was the time, according to Sir Isaac Newton, when the Assyrian empire arose. However, Newton thus reasons; and observes, that "Pul and his successors afflicted Israel, and conquered the nations round about them; and upon the ruin of many small and ancient kingdoms erected their empire; conquering the Medes, as well as other nations. " It is farther argued, that God, by the Prophet Amos, in the reign of Jeroboam, about ten or twenty years before the reign of Pul, (see Amos 6:13-14 ,) threatened to raise up a nation against Israel; and that, as Pul reigned presently after the prophecy of Amos, and was the first upon record who began to fulfil it, he may be justly reckoned the first conqueror and founder of this empire. Pul was succeeded on the throne of Assyria by his elder son Tiglath-pileser; and at the same time he left Babylon to his younger son Nabonassar, B
Reuben, Tribe of - God "stirred up the spirit of Pul, king of Assyria, and the spirit of Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria," to carry them away, the first of the tribes, into captivity (1 Chronicles 5:25,26 )
Tribute - Menahem of Israel (2 Kings 15:19 ) and Ahaz of Judah (2 Kings 16:7-9 ) rendered tribute to Tiglath-pileser III (Pul) for different reasons
Zebulun - It is thought these tribes were the first carried into captivity beyond the Euphrates by Pul and Tiglath Pileser, kings of Assyria, 1 Chronicles 5:26
Reuben - Afterwards by Pul and Tiglath-pileser they were carried away captive unto Halah, Habor, Hara, and to the river Gozan
Assyria - 745) the crown was seized by a military adventurer called Pul, who assumed the name of Tiglath-pileser III. 738, in the reign of Menahem, king of Israel, Pul invaded Israel, and imposed on it a heavy tribute (2 Kings 15:19 )
Assur - (as others suggest) to the reign of Pul. ) Jonah's mission to Ninevah was shortly before Pul's reign. Pul, Phul, or Phaloch, supposed to be his grandson, is the first Assyrian king mentioned in Scripture. , and who married Semiramis of Babylon (whose son Nabonassar Pul is supposed to have sat on the Babylonian throne). But as it is impossible to identify Tiglath Pileser's predecessor Asshut-lush with Pul, and as Assyria was then in a depressed state through internal troubles, Pul was probably monarch at Babylon (Berosus, the Babylonian historian, calls him "king of the Chaldoeans") while Asshur-lush reigned at Nineveh. there is a break in the line of Assyrian kings and a loosening of the He which held together the subject nations under Assyria, so that 23 years after Pul, 747 B
Captivities of the Jews - Pul or Surdanapalus, according to Rawlinson, imposed a tribute (B
Bel - But whether under this appellation they worshipped Nimrod, their first Baal, or lord, or Pul, king of Assyria, or some other monarch, or the sun, or all in one, is uncertain
Reu'Ben - (Genesis 37:18-30 ; 42:37 ) Of the repulsive crime which mars his history, and which turned the blessing of his dying father into a curse --his adulterous connection with Bilhah-- we know from the Scriptures only the fact. The last historical notice which we possess of them, while it records this fact, records also as its natural consequence that they and the Gadites and the half-tribe Manasseh were carried off by Pul and Tiglath-pileser
Assyria - He consolidated the various dependencies, turbulent populations were removed, and the empire was divided into provinces, each of which paid a fixed annual tribute. Some Assyrian scholars take Tiglath-pileser (whose name appears to have been Pulu) to be the same person as the Pul mentioned in the Bible; but this does not at all agree with the dates of scripture, and in 1 Chronicles 5:26 the names of Pul and Tiglath-pileser are mentioned as of two persons. See Pul. 771...
Assur-nirari 753...
Pulu, usurper, Tiglath-pileser II
Assyria - Pul, king of Assyria, invaded Israel in the reign of Menahem
Captivity - It appears however that the events recorded in 1 Chronicles 5:26 occurred first, because of Pul king of Assyria being mentioned, for he reigned before Tiglath-pileser: here the latter is named as carrying away the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh: showing that the Israelites who stopped short of their privileges, and did not crossthe Jordan, were the first to be carried into captivity
Tiglath Pileser - C) founded a new dynasty succeeded Pul and preceded Shalmaneser; six years before Tiglath Pileser's accession (751 B
Manasseh - They conquered the mountaineers of Gilead, Bashan, and Argob; but with the Reubenites and Gadites were the first to be carried away captive by Pul and Tiglath-pileser
Isaiah - " ...
In early youth Isaiah must have been moved by the invasion of Israel by the Assyrian monarch Pul (q
Hosea, Book of - 2 Kings 15:8-26 ; factions favouring appeal to Egypt and Assyria respectively, Hosea 5:13 , Hosea 7:11 , Hosea 8:9 , Hosea 12:1 ), and probably in particular to the payment of tribute by Menahem to Tiglath-pileser [2], which took place in b
Captivity - Pul (q
Israel, Kingdom of - The whole population may perhaps have amounted to at least three and a half millions. An unsuccessful usurper, Shallum, is followed by the cruel Menahem, who, being unable to make head against the first attack of Assyria under Pul, became the agent of that monarch for the oppressive taxation of his subjects
Assyr'ia, as'Shur, - Afterwards followed Pul, who invaded Israel in the reign of Menahem ( 2 Kings 15:29 ) about B
Captivity - Used in Scripture for compulsory exile. As Pul his predecessor is named with Tiglath Pileser as having carried away Reuben, Gad, and half Manasseh to Halah, Habor, Hara, and the river Gozan (1 Chronicles 5:25-26), probably Tiglath Pileser carried (740 B. ) out what Pul had intended but was diverted from by Menahem's bribe (771 or 762 B. The political aim of the deportation was to separate them from local associations, and from proximity to Egypt, their ally in every revolt, and so fuse them into the general population of the empire (Isaiah 36:16; Genesis 47:21)
Tiglath-Pileser - In the Babylonian chronological list he is called Pulu , the Pul of 2 Kings 15:19 , and the Poros of the Canon of Ptolemy
Reuben - Impulses to good, as well as evil, were strong in Reuben. The same impulsive instability appears in them as in their forefather Reuben. ) Finally going a whoring after the gods of the people of the land whom God destroyed before them, Reuben, Gad, and half Manasseh were first cut short by Hazael (2 Kings 10:32-33), then carried off by Pul and Tiglath Pileser, and placed about the river Khabour "in Halah, Habor, Hara, and the river Gozan" (1 Chronicles 5:26)
Dan - The Israelite city of Dan fell to the Assyrians under Tiglath-pileser III (Pul of Old Testament) about 743 B
Manasseh (1) - ...
But because of apostasy from the God of their fathers to the gods of the people whom He destroyed before them, Manasseh was first cut short by the Syrian Hazael (2 Kings 10:32), then God stirred up the spirit of Pul and of Tiglath Pileser of Assyria to carry the eastern half of Manasseh, Reuben, and Gad captives to Halah, Habor, Hara, and the river Gozan (1 Chronicles 5:25-26)
Damascus - Hazael was defeated by Assyria in his turn, with great loss, at Antilibanus; but repulsed Ahaziah's and Jehoram's attack on Israel (2 Kings 8:28), ravaged Gilead, the land of Gad, Reuben, and Manasseh (2 Kings 10:32-33); took also Gath, and was only diverted from Jerusalem by Jehoash giving the royal and the temple treasures (1 Kings 20:34). ) The successive invasions of Pul and Tiglath Pileser suggested the thought of combining Syria, Israel, and Judah as a joint power against Assyria
Samaria - Through the depopulations by Pul and Tiglath Pileser (1 Chronicles 5:26; 2 Kings 15:29) the extent of Samaria was much limited
Babylon, History And Religion of - and proclaim himself king under the throne name Pulu (Pul of 2 Kings 15:19 ; 1 Chronicles 5:26 ). ...
Esarhaddon, Sennacherib's son, immediately began the rebuilding of Babylon to win the allegiance of the populace. Ishtar, the Canaanite Astarte/Ashtaroth (Judges 10:6 ; 1 Samuel 7:3-4 ; 1 Kings 11:5 ), had a major temple in Babylon and was very popular as the “Queen of Heaven” (Jeremiah 7:18 ; Jeremiah 44:17-19 )
Nineveh - 60 miles, at 20 miles per day) with 120,000 children "who knew not their right hand from their left" (Jonah 4:11), which would make a population in all of 600,000 or even one million. the rest is nothing!" The language of its inscriptions is Semitic, for the main population was a colony of Asshur, son of Shem; and besides the prevalent Semitic a Turanian dialect has been found on tablets at Koyunjik, derived from its original Cushite founder Nimrod of Babylon and his band. Then Tiglath Pileser II, probably Pul, usurps the throne by revolution, for he does not mention his father as others do, 744 B
Assyria, History And Religion of - ...
As Tiglath-pileser, also called Pul, arrived on the coast of Phoenicia, Menahem of Israel (2 Kings 15:19 ) and Rezin of Aram-Damascus brought tribute and became vassals of Assyria. ), deporting the population. ) emerged as the new king and immediately began the rebuilding of Babylon, an act which won the allegiance of the local populace. Ishtar, the Canaanite Astarte/Ashtaroth (Judges 10:6 ; 1 Samuel 7:3-4 ; 1 Kings 11:5 ), was very popular as the “Queen of Heaven” (Jeremiah 7:18 ; Jeremiah 44:17-19 ,Jeremiah 44:17-19,44:25 ) and served as the patron goddess of Nineveh
Jonah - Pul or Ivalush III (Rawlinson, Herodotus) was then king. ...
God's pathetic and condescendingly touching appeal winds up the book; God's tender accents are the last that reach the ear, the abruptness of the close making them the more impressive "thou hast had pity on the gourd for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow; which came up in a night and perished in a night; and should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons (120,000 children under four, Deuteronomy 1:39) that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand (giving a total, if the children be a fifth, of 600,000 population), and also much cattle?" God saw the root of faith in Jonah, therefore corrected his perverse self will by an appropriate discipline
Babel - The population has been conjectured at 1,200,000. of 45 Arabian kings 526 - 775 Pul, a Chaldean 28 - 747...
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